Best Alsace Christmas Markets (2023 Dates) Plus a 5-Day Christmas Markets in Alsace Itinerary

You never forget your first visit to the Alsace Christmas markets. The smells of gingerbread, vin chaud, and Munster cheese fill the air as you become mesmerized by all the twinkling lights. It is an experience that entices all the senses, and even after returning home, you’ll want to hop right back on a plane …

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Strasbourg Christmas Market Ultimate Guide (2023 Dates)

The Strasbourg Christmas market is the holiday wonderland of your dreams. Each year, this city, known as the Capital of Christmas, becomes aglow with twinkling lights and dreamy chalets selling anything from local wines to artisan goods. Visiting the Strasbourg Christmas markets is a 5-senses experience. Between the taste of spiced gingerbread, smells of vin …

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Riquewihr Christmas Market Guide (2023 Dates)

Located in the heart of the Alsatian Wine Route amongst lovely vineyards is the Riquewihr Christmas Market. This quaint Medieval town may be small, but it certainly is mighty with its Christmas market and wine.  So once you’ve explored the Christmas markets in Strasbourg, Colmar, and even smaller towns like Obernai, Kaysersberg, or Ribeauville, you …

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Kaysersberg Christmas Market Ultimate Guide (2023 Dates)

Perhaps you’ve already explored the enchanting Christmas markets in Strasbourg and Colmar and want to visit a smaller town for its market. Or maybe you love tiny towns and their charming Christmas markets instead. Either way, you’ll want to add the Kaysersberg Christmas Market to your list! Located in the heart of the Alsace Wine …

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Obernai Christmas Market Guide (2023 Dates)

If you are planning a trip to see the Christmas markets in the Alsace, then this is one place you don’t want to miss. Out of all the Christmas markets I visited in this region, including Strasbourg, Colmar, Ribeauville, Kaysersberg, Riquewihr, and Obernai, the Obernai Christmas Market was by far my favorite. Between it being …

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Colmar Christmas Market Only Guide That You Need (2023 Dates)

Visiting the Colmar Christmas market is like stepping into a dreamy winter wonderland. Soft, twinkling lights shine overhead as you smell the sweet scent of vin chaud and pain d’epices. The air even feels electric at night when you can see animated light displays as well as the excitement of the people around you. Colmar …

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Ribeauville Christmas Market Guide (2023 Dates)

If you’re searching for a really unique Christmas market to enjoy, then you’ve got to check out the Ribeauville Christmas Market. This is no ordinary holiday market in the Alsace; this is the Ribeauville Medieval Market.  Yes, for two weekends in December, you have the chance to see people dressed up as knights, peasants, etc. …

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21 Best Weekend Trips From Paris

Searching for the best weekend trips from Paris? Paris is a delightful city to explore, but sometimes it is nice to get away from the city and venture to other parts of the country (or continent!). Luckily, thanks to its central location in Europe, you can visit quite a few places as weekend getaways from …

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17 Best Things to Do in Epernay, France

Picture incredible neo-Classical architecture along a lovely street on your way to drink the world’s best beverage: Champagne. While many people make a stop in Reims during their time in Champagne, you definitely need to discover the best things to do in Epernay! Epernay is home to the famous Avenue de Champagne, which is where …

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